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MTV VMAs 2022 Nominees Announced

Kendrick Lamar, Lil Nas X, and Jack Harlow lead with the most nominations, followed by Doja Cat, Harry Styles, Billie Eilish, Drake, Dua Lipa, and more.

Nominees for the 2022 MTV Video Music Awards have been announced.

Kendrick Lamar, Lil Nas X, and Jack Harlow are tied for the most nominations with seven each. Doja Cat and Harry Styles follow with six nominations, while Billie Eilish, Drake, Dua Lipa, Taylor Swift, the Weeknd, and Ed Sheeran all have five.


Other nominees include Cardi B, BTS, Future, Baby Keem, Justin Bieber, Olivia Rodrigo, Lizzo, Megan Thee Stallion, Normani, Adele, Young Thug, Bad Bunny, Foo Fighters, Kacey Musgraves, and Rosalía.

The 2022 MTV Video Music Awards will take place on Sunday, August 28 at Newark, New Jersey’s Prudential Center.

Check out the full list of nominations below.

Video of the Year

Doja Cat – “Woman”
Drake ft. Future & Young Thug – “Way 2 Sexy”
Ed Sheeran – “Shivers”
Harry Styles – “As It Was”
Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “Industry Baby”
Olivia Rodrigo – “brutal”
Taylor Swift – “All Too Well” (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)

Artist of the Year

Bad Bunny
Ed Sheeran
Harry Styles
Jack Harlow
Lil Nas X

Song of the Year

Adele – “Easy On Me”
Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever”
Doja Cat – “Woman”
Elton John & Dua Lipa – “Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)”
Lizzo – “About Damn Time”
The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber – “STAY”

Best New Artist

Baby Keem
Dove Cameron

Push Performance of the Year

September 2021: Griff – “One Night”
October 2021: Remi Wolf – “Sexy Villain”
November 2021: Nessa Barrett – “i hope ur miserable until ur dead”
December 2021: SEVENTEEN – “Rock With You”
January 2021: Mae Muller – “Better Days”
February 2022: GAYLE – “abcdefu”
March 2022: Sheneesa – “R U That”
April 2022: Omar Apollo – “Tamagotchi”
May 2022: Wet Leg – “Chaise Longue”
June 2022: Muni Long – “Baby Boo”
July 2022: Doechii – “Persuasive”

Best Collaboration

Drake ft. Future & Young Thug – “Way 2 Sexy”
Elton John & Dua Lipa – “Cold Heart (PNAU Remix)”
Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “INDUSTRY BABY”
Megan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa – “Sweetest Pie”
Post Malone & the Weeknd – “One Right Now”
Rosalía ft. the Weeknd – “LA FAMA”
The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber – “STAY”

Best Pop

Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever”
Doja Cat – “Woman”
Ed Sheeran – “Shivers”
Harry Styles – “As It Was”
Lizzo – “About Damn Time”
Olivia Rodrigo – “traitor”

Best Hip-Hop

Eminem & Snoop Dogg – “From The D 2 The LBC”
Future ft. Drake, Tems – “WAIT FOR U”
Kendrick Lamar – “N95”
Latto – “Big Energy”
Nicki Minaj ft. Lil Baby – “Do We Have A Problem?”
Pusha T – “Diet Coke”

Best Rock

Foo Fighters – “Love Dies Young”
Jack White – “Taking Me Back”
Muse – “Won’t Stand Down”
Red Hot Chili Peppers – “Black Summer”
Shinedown – “Planet Zero”
Three Days Grace – “So Called Life”

Best Alternative

Avril Lavigne ft. blackbear – “Love It When You Hate Me”
Imagine Dragons x JID – “Enemy”
Machine Gun Kelly ft. WILLOW – “emo girl”
Panic! At The Disco – “Viva Las Vengeance”
Twenty One Pilots  – “Saturday”
WILLOW, Avril Lavigne ft. Travis Barker – “G R O W”

Best Latin

Anitta – “Envolver”
Bad Bunny – “Tití Me Preguntó”
Daddy Yankee – “REMIX”
Farruko – “Pepas”
J Balvin & Skrillex – “In Da Getto”

Best R&B

Alicia Keys – “City of Gods (Part II)”
Chlöe – “Have Mercy”
H.E.R. – “For Anyone”
Normani ft. Cardi B – “Wild Side”
Summer Walker, SZA & Cardi B – “No Love (Extended Version)”
The Weeknd – “Out Of Time”

Best K-Pop

BTS – “Yet To Come (The Most Beautiful Moment)”
Stray Kids – “MANIAC”
TWICE – “The Feels”

Video for Good

Kendrick Lamar – “The Heart Part 5”
Latto – “P*ssy”
Lizzo – “About Damn Time”
Rina Sawayama – “This Hell”
Stromae – ”Fils de joie”

Best Metaverse Performance

BTS | Minecraft
Charli XCX | Roblox
Justin Bieber – An Interactive Virtual Experience | Wave
Rift Tour ft. Ariana Grande | Fortnite
Twenty One Pilots Concert Experience | Roblox

Best Longform Video

Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles
Foo Fighters – Studio 666
Kacey Musgraves – star-crossed
Madonna – Madame X
Olivia Rodrigo – driving home 2 u
Taylor Swift – “All Too Well” (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)

Best Cinematography

Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – “family ties”
Camila Cabello ft. Ed Sheeran – “Bam Bam”
Harry Styles – “As It Was”
Kendrick Lamar – “N95”
Normani ft. Cardi B – “Wild Side”
Taylor Swift – “All Too Well” (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)

Best Direction

Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – “family ties”
Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever”
Ed Sheeran – “Shivers”
Harry Styles – “As It Was”
Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “INDUSTRY BABY”
Taylor Swift – “All Too Well” (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)

Best Art Direction

Adele – “Oh My God”
Doja Cat – “Get Into It (Yuh)”
Drake ft. Future & Young Thug
Kacey Musgraves – “simple times”
Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “INDUSTRY BABY”
Megan Thee Stallion ft. Dua Lipa – “Sweetest Pie”

Best Visual Effects

Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever”
Coldplay X BTS – “My Universe”
Kendrick Lamar – “The Heart Part 5”
Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “INDUSTRY BABY”
Megan Thee Stallion & Dua Lipa – “Sweetest Pie”
The Kid LAROI & Justin Bieber – “STAY”

Best Choreography

BTS – “Permission to Dance”
Doja Cat – “Woman”
FKA twigs ft. The Weeknd
Harry Styles – “As It Was”
Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – “INDUSTRY BABY”
Normani ft. Cardi B – “Wild Side”

Best Editing

Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar – “family ties”
Doja Cat – “Get Into It (Yuh)”
Olivia Rodrigo – “brutal”
Taylor Swift – “All Too Well” (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version)
The Weeknd – “Take My Breath”



King Paluta Gives An Electrifying Performance At The 2024 Park In The Park UK

Reigning New Artiste of the Year King Paluta, has made another mark with an electrifying performance at the just ended 19th edition of the biggest annual outdoor festival which happened yesterday, 13th July, 2024 at Oak Hill Park in London for the Ghanaian Community in the diaspora by Akwaaba UK.


Ghana Party in The Park UK witnessed unforgettable experience for all attendees, showcasing the best of Ghanaian music, food, and cultural displays.


The ‘Makoma’ hit maker swept attendees of their feet with back-to-back bangers and turned the whole atmosphere in to a party mood.



With his addictive musical style, the music superstar appears unstoppable, having achieved great success and ready to achieve even more.



King Paluta continues to demonstrate his versatility with some savage vocals, which has propelled him to prominence and could potentially be nominated for Artiste of the Year next year.


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Prinz Xtra Announces First EP, Titled “Heart’s Riddim”, Drops On Friday, July 19th

Prinz Xtra has just announced the release of his debut EP, due for Friday, July 19, 2024.

Few days ago, the Skolars Entertainment signed act introduced himself on the scene with new promo photos.

The Afrobeats crooner shares 2 pre-order links with his audiences ahead of the major release.  The pre-save links are for Apple Music and Spotify, below:

Apple Music:


“Heart’s Riddim” enlists 6 songs for it, mainly Afrobeats. All produced by Philsbitz. All songs were done by him, with zero features.

Skolars Entertainment is an Accra-based music record label with its signee, Prinz Xtra, as the frontliner. Poised to reach higher heights, the label is very optimistic about pushing the young talent’s crafts to global heights. Already, some singles were released under the label for Prinz Xtra, namely, “Alele”, “Buried Inside”, “Mon Bebe” and “Money Icon”.


About Prinz Xtra:

Prinz Xtra was born on April 9th as Prince Teye Matey, in Odumase Krobo, Eastern Region of Ghana.


In 2019, Prinz Xtra discovered his artistic potential while in high school. Driven by passion, he organized rap battles on campus and performance to showcase himself and others to the audience. In 2021, he had the opportunity to perform on one of the biggest stages in the Eastern Region during the “Eastern Arts and Music Awards” where he performed alongside other artistes.

Kindly follow him on Social Media below:

Facebook – Prinz Xtra

Tiktok, Instagram – @Prinz_Xtra

X – @Prinz_Xtra1

For bookings and press: +233532712998

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DJ Lord OTB, King Promise And Camidoh To Perform At 2024 Legends And Legacy Ball In South Africa

South Africa and Ghana have strengthened their bilateral relationship over the past few years. Not long ago, South Africa exempted Ghana from its visa waiver program. In another example of Ghana and South Africa’s growing connection, several Ghanaian entertainers have been booked to perform at the ‘Celebrating A Musical Legend – 2024 Legends and Legacy Ball Africa Music Awards’.


Headlined by the revered Yvonne Chaka Chaka, this extraordinary musical event and awards ceremony will celebrate South Africa’s 30th anniversary as a Republic. Representing Ghana at the show will be King Promise, DJ Lord OTB, Camidoh, and the Characters Band.


The event is set to take place on the 13th of July 2024 at the Sandton Convention Centre in South Africa. The red carpet starts at 4 pm, with the main event kicking off at 6 pm.


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Lil Win’s A Country Called Ghana Nominated For “Black Star Movie Of The Year”, At This Years Black Star International Film Festival In Ghana

Weezy Empires Production has achieved a groundbreaking milestone, “A Country Called Ghana“, which has gained international appeal, and has been officially nominated for “BLACK STAR MOVIE OF THE YEAR” at this year’s Blackstar International Film In Ghana.


The movie which was directed by Frank Fiifi Gharbin and executively directed by Kwadwo Nkansah Lilwin, is a Ghana-Nigeria collaboration, that sees some of the finest actors and actresses from the two countries to entertain and educate movie lovers about the need to preserve their heritage.


The movie project features Ramsey Nouah, Charles Awurum, and Victor Osuagwu, popularly known as Awilo Sharp Sharp’, Paa George, and Sweet Mimi, among others.


‘A Country Called Ghana’ which has attained recognition globally, securing a cinema distribution deal, and will be screened in theaters worldwide, grabbed nominations in Germany, New Zealand, IMO International and is to be screened at the Nollywood Film Festival is a significant achievement.


The Black Star International Film Festival (BSIFF) is an annual film festival that takes place in Accra, Ghana. The festival aims to promote and celebrate the works of filmmakers from Africa and the diaspora, as well as to provide a platform for African films to be showcased on an international stage.


Kwadwo Nkansah, professionally known as Lilwin, is a Ghanaian artiste, actor, and comedian.


He is the founder and director of Great Minds International School in Kumasi and CEO of Weezy Empire, in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.



Story By: Zolla Nie(Livenewsgh)

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King Paluta Set To Perform At Ghana Party In The Park UK 2024

Versatile Ghanaian musician King Paluta, who has been dominating the musical airwaves with bangers upon bangers is poised to perform at the 19th edition of the Ghana Party in Park UK.



Ghana Party in The Park is an annual outdoor festival held in London for the Ghanaian Community in the diaspora by Akwaaba UK. This year’s event will be held at Oak Hill Park in London on 13th July, 2024.



Ghana Party in The Park UK promises to be captivating with an unforgettable experience for all attendees, showcasing the best of Ghanaian music, food, and cultural displays.



This year’s festival will witness performances from great talents from Ghana, but one person who can’t be overlooked is the reigning New Artiste of the Year King Paluta, who is recently topping the musical charts with his contagious musical style. The young legend is set to give a captivating performance which will leave an unforgettable memory in the minds of attendees.



Make a date on July 13th, 2024 with King Paluta at the Oak Hill Park in London alongside Wendy Shay, KiDi, Lasmid, Tulenkey, Kotm Beeztrap, and OlivetheBoy.


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A Events & Entertainment Presents 2024 Gentse Feesten Party

Ghana’s rapid emerging entertainment company in Belgium; A Events & Entertainment joins forces with A Travel & Tours. This forms a transformational partnership which will yield excellent results now and in subsequent years.


Both companies have partnered to present this year’s Gentse Feesten Party In Gent, Belgium. As part of Frank Naro’s Europe music tour, there will be series of events lined up in the itinerary. Frank Naro takes stage as the headliner alongside supporting artistes; Queen Lee, Austin Nice & Lady Pee.


This year’s edition produced by A Events & Entertainment promises a night of great experiences . We are thrilled to present this groundbreaking musical to everyone in Europe, promising an exciting and fantastic musical performances.


Event happening live on the 19th July,2024. Rate: 20€ (At Gate). Venue: The Yeet Lounge, Time: 18:00 GMT (6:00 pm).


Event Partners: E & R Luxury Travels, A Travel & Tours, Loam Entertainment, Shaxi, Noks TV Africa, Yeet Lounge.


For ticket reservations or booking, Contact +32467682271 OR Visit


Article By Kobby Loam

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Jay Q Honored At Ghana Entertainment Awards USA 2024

Renowned Ghanaian music producer Jay Q received a prestigious honor at the recently concluded Ghana Entertainment Awards USA 2024. Held on July 6, 2024, at the Merkin Hall – Kaufman Music Center in New York, this event celebrated the outstanding contributions of Ghanaian, African, and international entertainers across various categories.
Jay Q, known for his influential work in the music industry, was celebrated for his significant impact and dedication. This honor adds to his illustrious career, recognizing his efforts in shaping the sound of modern Ghanaian music and his contributions to the global entertainment scene.
The Ghana Entertainment Awards USA 2024 saw numerous notable winners across different categories. Highlights from the event included Black Sherif taking home the Entertainer of the Year award and Best Album for “The Villain I Never Was.” Burna Boy was named Best African Entertainer, while DJ Vyrusky won the Best DJ Act Ghana (DJ Rab Bakari Memorial Award). Other winners included Andy Dosty as Best Radio Personality Male, Nana Ama McBrown as Best TV Personality, and Kwadwo Sheldon as Best Youtuber/Vlogger.
This year’s event underscored the vibrant and dynamic nature of the Ghanaian and African entertainment industry, with a strong emphasis on recognizing talents from the diaspora. The organizers expressed their gratitude to the sponsors and supporters who made the event a success, highlighting the importance of such platforms in promoting and celebrating African entertainment on the global stage.
Written By: Promoter Koolic
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Aba Wins Female Discovery Of The Year At GEA USA

Fast rising Ghanaian singer, Aba with the sauce has won the award for female discovery of the year at Ghana Entertainment Awards USA.


At the show held on July 6 2024 at Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center, the “Medicine” singer beat her category mates: Kuneli, Renner, Abitemi, Titi Owusu, and Essilfie.

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Aba who recently went viral on social media for her rendition of Ghanaian Highlife songs during Ghana’s Independence Day celebrations has been touted by many industry experts in the United Kingdom where she spent most of her formidable years learning and polishing her talent as one to watch out for.


She is set to release the video for her debut single Medicine in coming days


Watch the performance of Aba’s Independence Day rendition here:



The GEA USA exists to acknowledge the contributions of Ghanaian, African and international entertainers and artists.


Among the several winners on the night was Rapper Black Sherrif, Kidi, Lasmid among many others

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3rd Unimac-IJ Mentorship Dinner Slated For 13th July

Student mentoring, much like career mentoring, is really valuable in the world. Student mentorship programs unlock many benefits for the students who partake in them. Conversations with mentors provide a safe space for students to express their views , and discuss challenges they may be experiencing in their field of studies.


The University of Media, Arts & Communication- IJ, presents this year’s 3rd edition of their mentorship dinner. This is a collaborative effort spearheaded by the institution and the Faculty of Public Relations, Advertising and Marketing (FOPAM). “Nurturing Connections, Inspiring Futures” this theme explains the main goal of the event. This serves as a medium to provide a platform for the students to connect with experienced professionals in the communication industry, specifically PR to foster meaningful relationships and facilitate knowledge sharing.


The dinner aims to offer students valuable insights, guidance, and networking opportunities to support the personal and professional growth of the students.


Event takes place on the Saturday, 13th July, 6:00 PM at the Unimac-IJ South Campus, Dzorwulu.


Article By: Osei Kwabena Seffah-Bonsu (Kobby Loam)

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Meet Wahid, The Youngest Ghanaian Blogger

Real name Suleman Wahid, Tune Post is a Ghanaian blogger, pundit, social media influencer, and entrepreneur.

He is the founder, president, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and editor-in-chief of the online platform, Tune Post

TUNE Post is currently one of the most followed online Ghanaian media personality with followers on Facebook, Twitter etc.


Tune post age & date of birth

Suleman Wahid was born on December 29th, 1999

He is currently 24 years old and will be 25 come December 29th, 2025.

Tune Post Childhood, Early
Life, Parents, Hometown

Tune Post was born to Mr. Suleman Adams and Mrs Fati Suleman

Wahid(Tune Post) was born and raised Techiman (Bono East)- Ghana, but WA is his hometown.

Wahid (Tune Post) Senior High School (shs), University Education

Wahid (Tune Post) started his early education at the Deeper Life Preparatory School.

He continued his education at Mizpah Senior High School in Accra, Ghana.

Wahid (Tune Post) has undeniably made a significant impact on Ghana’s entertainment industry. Through his work, he has bridged the gap between artists and their fans, creating a platform for meaningful connections to flourish.


His talent and dedication to his craft have earned him a reputation as a charismatic and versatile entertainer. Wahid (Tune Post) continues to inspire aspiring hosts and MCs in Ghana, proving that with determination and passion, one can excel in the competitive world of showbiz.

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